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Designed and targeted for the undergraduate, graduate and practicing engineer.
Product Design presents an in-depth study of structured design processes and methods.
Reverse engineering and product teardowns (dissection) offer a better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and new design execution. Ex.___
Systematic methods provide structure for the learning of design. Ex.___
Students gain confidence through improving commercial products. Ex.___
Rapid numerical exploration links engineering analysis to design. Ex.___
Easy to follow explanations permit effective improvement of products. Ex.___
Authors explain underlying assumptions and limits to design methods. Ex.___
Industrially proven methods and their underlying reasoning are explained. Ex.___
Perspective is gained on what methods can do and will do in the future. Ex.___
Permits instructor customization of the material-High-level or in-depth study on the various aspects of product development. Ex.___
The reader will study contemporary design-for-manufacturing, design-for-the-environment, prototyping, and design-for-assembly methods. Ex.___
1. Journeys in Product Development.
2. Product Development Process Tools.
3. Scoping Product Developments: Technical and Business Concerns.
4. Understanding Customer Needs.
5. Establishing Product Function.
6. Product Teardown and Experimentation.
7. Benchmarking and Establishing Engineering Specifications.
8. Product Portfolios and Portfolio Architecture.
9. Product Architecture.
10. Generating Concepts.
11. Concept Selection.
12. Concept Embodiment.
13. Modeling of Product Metrics.
14. Design for Manufacture and Assembly.
15. Design for the Environment.
16. Analytical and Numerical Model Solutions.
17. Physical Prototypes.
18. Physical Models and Experimentation.
19. Design for Robustness.
Product Design presents an in-depth study of structured designed processes and methods. KEY TOPICS: Fundamental approach is that reverse engineering and teardowns offer a new better paradigm for design instruction, permitting a modern learning cycle of experience, hypothesis, understanding, and then execution. MARKET: For practicing engineers interested in learning about mechanical design.